Windows 8.1/Windows 10 Takes a Long Time to Hibernate/ Shut Down After Plugging in SD Card

By: Radu Tyrsina
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Oh, SD Cards – there have been reported so many problems with them since Windows 8.1 and Windows 0 have been announced, that it’s hard to count, really. Now we take a look at yet another one that has been recently fixed by Microsoft.
windows 8.1 doesn't go to hibernate shut down sd card
As you can see in the above screenshot, the problem is described like this – ‘device takes a long time to hibernate or shut down after you plug in an SD card in Windows 8.1’. But if you are already running Windows 10, then it’s the same for you, as well. Microsoft has issued a recent update that takes care of this, and you can get it via the traditional Windows Update functionality.

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Hibernate/shut down problems related to SD Cards in Windows 8.1 – solved

Here’s how the symptoms for this problem have been described:

You have an Intel Bay Trail-based or an Intel Bay Trail Cost Reduction (CR)-based device that is running Windows 8.1.
You plug in an SD card to the device.
You try to hibernate or shut down the device.
In this scenario, the device takes more time to hibernate or shut down than usual.

The fix has been delivered as part of update rollup 2995388 and it applies to Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1. Leave your comment below and let us know if it has solved your problems.

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